This is not the first time when Nehru got caught in controversy because of his photos. Today we are going to discuss about the reality of those viral photos of Chacha Nehru. These pictures are part of a propaganda to malign his image. So let’s take a closer look at those pictures to understand the facts.
Claim: Through the above pic people are trying to convey the message that PM modi is hugging to ISRO scientist and Nehru is hugging to a lady. Which shows the character of both leaders.
Fact: In the above pic, pandit Nehru was hugging to his sister Vijay Laxmi Pandit. At that time Vijay Laxmi Pandit was the Ambassador to Russia and is being received by her brother at Delhi Airport.
Claim: India’s First Prime minister getting Surprise kiss from “Lady Mountbatten” (Wife of Lord Mountbatten).
Fact: In the above picture, the lady kissing to Nehru is his niece “Nayantara Sehgal” on his arrival at London airport in 1955. Sehgal’s mother, Vijaylakshmi Pandit was also there who was the High Commissioner to UK at that time. These images shows the family bounding of Nehru, but people are trying to mislead the reality.
Claim: Above fake photo accompanied by Hindi text “कितनी हवस थी उन आँखों में कि कुत्ता भी शर्मा जाए।” .
Fact: After using reverse image search feature to trace the original photo, we found a WordPress website “https://kingofcomedy.wordpress.com”.
It proves that viral image was photoshopped and Nehru ji was added in this pic through the editing of image.
Claim: Through above photo people are claiming the these are Nehru and Edwina.
Fact: In reality these are not Nehru and Edwina. This image is take from a play named “Love in the time of Partition”
Jawaharlal Nehru has been most easy target for fake news on social media. There are so many other misleading photos of Nehru being circulated on social media. So we would like to request you to please always try to examine the facts before sharing it on your social media accounts.